Subject: Re: Strange network performance problem with -current and 1.6_BETA1
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Markus W Kilbinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/2002 01:04:35
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Gillham <> writes:


>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <> writes:

    >> From sysctl(2)
    Manuel>              tcp.cwm
    Manuel>                      Returns 1 if use of the
    Manuel>                      Hughes/Touch/Heidemann Congestion
    Manuel>                      Window Monitoring algorithm is
    Manuel>                      enabled. [...]

    >> I didn't change anything in my config relating
    >> this... So it's a new default in 1.6*?

    Manuel> Yes.

Thanks for the details!

But: Why is it so contra productive in my case, especially if nat
connections are involved? It squeezes data transfer rates down to
values where my users think it's completely broken! Or does it only
work if _everybody_ is using it?